The group blog of The New Republic
February 21, 2014
Without it, a few large companies will have an inordinate amount of power over what people hear, say, and see over the internet.
February 20, 2014
A Q&A with Michael Ignatieff
The Harvard scholar turned failed Canadian politican on whether intellectuals could ever win at politics
Belarus' unrest in 2010 provided a valuable lesson to today's protesters in Kiev.
A proposal in the president's budget will sound mighty familiar to the Florida senator.
The battle unfolding in the streets of Kiev today is proving to be yet another geopolitical blank slate.
Now that Ron Wyden is in charge
Oregon's Ron Wyden is in charge now.
Except these people
The wary silence surrounding Amazon has ended up forcing a small handful of voices to serve as mouthpieces for the industry at large.
Pussy Riot releases their new music video. It's a good thing the police helped them get all that repression footage.
February 19, 2014
Traceable bullets wouldn't interfere with gun owners' rights--so why don't we use them?
There's a reason the energy industry wants that pipeline—the alternatives aren't as cheap or practical as they sound.